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50th Doeberl Cup

  • SonofPearl
  • on 4/3/12, 2:04 PM.

Doeberl_50yrs.jpgWith the sad announcement that Linares is cancelled for another year, it is worth celebrating a tournament which reaches its unbroken half-century this year.

The 50th Doeberl Cup in Canberra, Australia runs from 5-9 April. The main event is the 'Premier' 9-round Swiss which has attracted 80 entrants, led by top seed Levente Vajda of Romania.

The full schedule can be found here (times are UTC+10 hours) and live games will be broadcast here.  Major and Minor tournaments and other events will also take place.

The top players in the Premier:

  Name  Title Fed Elo
1   Vajda, Levente  GM ROU 2597
2   Zhao, Zong-Yuan  GM AUS 2568
3   Sengupta, Deep  GM IND 2562
4   Szabo, Gergely  GM ROU 2553
5   Horvath, Adam  GM HUN 2487
6   Czebe, Attila  GM HUN 2477
7   Xie, George  IM AUS 2456
8   Rodriguez, Amador  GM ESP 2441
9   Khamparia, Akshat  IM IND 2414
10   Johansen, Darryl  GM AUS 2403
11   Kantholi, Ratnakaran  IM IND 2403
12   Ly, Moulthun  IM AUS 2402
13   Pandian, Karthikeyan  IM IND 2402
14   Zeng, Chongsheng  IM CHN 2400
15   Solomon, Stephen  IM AUS 2375
16   Lane, Gary  IM AUS 2368
17   Yang, Kaiqi  IM CHN 2360
18   Chan, Yi Ren Daniel  FM SIN 2359
19   Morris, James  IM AUS 2354
20   Illingworth, Max  FM AUS 2352
21   Ikeda, Junta  FM AUS 2349
22   Cheng, Bobby  FM AUS 2344
23   Kumar, Praveen  IM IND 2338
24   Dragicevic, Domagoj  FM AUS 2328
25   Bjelobrk, Igor  FM AUS 2326
26   Sukandar, Irene  WGM INA 2325
27   Stojic, Dusan  FM AUS 2296
28   Sandler, Leonid  IM AUS 2284
29   Caoili, Arianne  WIM AUS 2269
30   Wallis, Christopher  FM AUS 2265

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Comments


  • 3 years ago

    GM dbojkov

    This will be a great tournament as usual. Cheers, Charles!

  • 3 years ago

    chessmaster102

    Not one 2600 player ? wow not use to seeing that anymore I guess thats a good sign for chess study gradual improvement.

  • 3 years ago

    chessmaster102

    Aronians wife is playing in the event im sure she knows a couple of her husbands famous tricks and opening prep.Wink

  • 3 years ago

    dcremisi

    should be intresting

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